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Snagajob ranked the 337th fastest-growing company in North America on Deloitte’s 2012 Technology Fast 500™

Growth achieved while maintaining an award-winning culture Richmond, Va. — Snagajob, America’s largest hourly employment network for job seekers and employers, today announced it ranked 337th on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America, according to company revenues. Snagajob grew…
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Chain Store Age: Holiday hire now, permanent employee in 2013: who will make the cut?

Holiday hiring is in full swing, with retailers such as Kohl’s, Amazon, Toys “R” Us and Macy’s among the many hiring more seasonal workers than they did last year. But as these seasonal workers come on board and help with stocking the shelves and ringing out customers, it’s not too early for retailers to begin…
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TODAY: Where the jobs are for people of every age.

The election may be over, but people of all ages are still looking for jobs. TODAY looks at where the job are for people in their 20s, 30s and 40s, and 50s. Watch now.

Bargaineering.com: 5 coolest winter jobs for college students

Winter break is your last chance to fatten your wallet before the holidays. Luckily, hiring is up for seasonal help says Courtney Moyer, public relations manager at Snagajob.com, a job posting site for hourly and part-time positions. Snagajob researchshows that 24 percent more managers will make seasonal hires this year over last year with the…
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What being on the ‘Great Place to Work’ list does for you

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Snagajob was recently named one of the best companies to work for in America on the Great Place to Work® annual ranking published by FORTUNE magazine. We experienced significant growth in 2012, so we moved up to the medium category this year and we’re proud to say that we ranked 12th on the list of…
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Snagajob named on FORTUNE magazine ‘Great Place to Work’ list

Hourly job experts on the list for the fifth straight year Snagajob, America’s largest hourly employment network for job seekers and employers, again has been named one of the best companies to work for in America on the Great Place to Work® annual ranking published today by FORTUNE magazine. Snagajob ranks 12th on the list…
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The curse of low turnover

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Businesses dominated by hourly employees are often plagued with high turnover rates, sometimes well above 100 percent. With such high turnover, it makes sense that these businesses should put a lot of stock in their recruitment strategies. After all, they’re almost always recruiting. But if a business doesn’t have industry-typical high turnover rates, does that…
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Snagajob poll: Election is non-factor for hourly employers’ decision-making

While hourly employers have an eye fixed on the presidential election and its potential effects on healthcare, most are not waiting until after Election Day to make business decisions, according to a poll of hourly employers by Snagajob, the nation’s largest hourly employment network. More than half of hourly employers (55 percent) cited potential healthcare…
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Bloomberg: Quick service restaurants offer fix for U.S. job market

Rachael Wright had culinary training, a bachelor’s degree in nutrition and a dream of putting her education to work. After a couple of years waiting tables and trying to launch her career, Wright finally went where the jobs are: quick-service food. Read more.

Thomas Fredell joins Snagajob as Chief Technology Officer

Richmond-based Snagajob, America’s largest hourly employment network for job seekers and employers, announced today that Thomas Fredell has joined the company as chief technology officer. Fredell will oversee Snagajob’s engineering and product departments and is charged with enhancing and expanding the company’s product offerings and support architecture. “We’re excited to add Thomas to Snagajob’s senior…
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